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Colleges / Bentley University

Bentley University

Waltham, MA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate58%
Acceptance Rate58%

About Bentley University

Bentley University is a private, nonprofit university in the suburb of Waltham, Massachusetts. Bentley University was founded in 1917. The college currently enrolls around 5,165 students a year, including 4,169 undergraduates.

Bentley University Acceptance Rate

It is very difficult to get into Bentley University. The acceptance rate at Bentley University is 58%. In 2022, 5,592 out of 9,662 total applicants were accepted.

Bentley University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 58%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate 78%
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 27%

Click below to find out more about the admissions requirements and deadlines, student life, academics, majors and more.

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Bentley University is located in the town of Waltham, Massachusetts, in the suburbs of Boston.

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College Info

175 Forest Street Waltham, MA 2452

Campus Setting: Suburban

Bentley University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jan 15

Transfer Applications are Due

Apr 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Bentley University is Jan 15.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Bentley University is Apr 1.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Bentley University SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

1280 - 1400

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Math SAT Range

640 - 730

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Reading SAT Range

618 - 690

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1400 and Above

Good

1280 to 1400

Avg

1280 and Less

Low

SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Bentley University students is 1332. Applicants with SAT scores of 1400 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Bentley University, while applicants with SAT scores between 1280 to 1400 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1280 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Bentley University.

Bentley University Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$77,350

In State

$77,350

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$58,150
$58,150
Fees
Unknown
Unknown
Housing
$19,200
$19,200
Books
Unknown
Unknown

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Bentley University is like? There are approximately 5,165 students enrolled at Bentley University, including 4,169 undergraduate students and 996 graduate students. 98% percent of students attend school full-time, 47% percent are from MA and 53% percent of students are from other states.

98%

Full Time

1%

Part Time

47%

In State

53%

Out-of-State

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

5,165

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

58%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$58,150

Out-of-State

$58,150

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Jan 15
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